Making Handmade Cards

When I first start to make cards, it normally will start with the papers I want to use. Is it a theme, such as a birthday….. Is it something basic like flowers or stripes that you can add other sayings with? This is where…

Working on Cards –

In yesterday’s post, I had you look at your calendar from now until February, scroll down for that post when you are done here!!!!  If you have a lot of things going on at one specific time, it is nice to get cards made…

That “One” Stamp – Used Different Ways

When you purchase a stamp, there are different things you should ask yourself before you buy it…   Is it a stamp you can use over and over again, or is it just for one use only?  (Birthday vs invitation) Do you have other stamps…

Stampin’ Up

I have re-signed back up as a Stampin’ Up demonstrator, I am really excited about it too!  I got my kit as a Christmas gift from my amazing husband – since he knew how much I really wanted to get back in to it! …

Thinking of You Cards –

Thinking of you cards can be for so many different things – because someone is having a hard time, or just because you want them to know you care and are “thinking about them”.  This is one of the final categories I tend to…

Thank You Cards –

Have you ever thought about “thank you” cards?  Do you like to receive them – or is it simply a forgotten “thing” from days long ago, because we have Facebook, and Twitter, and other ways to converse with people?!?!  I think it is simply…

Note Cards –

Note cards are probably my favorite type of cards to create, for many reasons.  You can use background papers – adding die cut shapes, punches, stamps if you have them, stickers, as well as ribbon, brads or eyelets, buttons, or other fun items to…

Just Because Cards –

Cards made “just because” – the funnest cards to make for sure!  You don’t have to worry about a “theme” – just make fun cards…for people when you want to give them a card!  Different than note cards, these cards have a bit of…

Get Well Soon –

It’s not fun to get sick – we all know THAT!  Life also doesn’t give you a notice, oh hey, by the way – next Tuesday you are going to wake up and be as sick as a dog…or have something happen, life usually…

Friendship Cards –

For me, my friends mean the world to me…they are those who get phone calls when I am mad, or upset – and I get their calls.  They are the ones who put you in your place – nicely of course…and they know you…